|Birthname||Michel Ange-Charles Tognini|
|born on||30 September 1949 at 14:50 (= 2:50 PM )|
|Place||Vincennes, France, 48n51, 2e26|
|Timezone||MET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||07°04' 23°57 Asc. 08°50'|
French test pilot, Brigadier General in the French Air Force, and a former CNES and ESA astronaut who served from 1 January 2005 to 1 November 2011 as Head of the European Astronaut Centre of the European Space Agency.
A veteran of two space flights, Tognini has logged a total of 19 days in space. Tognini has 4000 flight hours on 80 types of aircraft (mainly fighter aircraft including the MiG-25, Tupolev 154, Lightning MK-3 and MK-5, Gloster Meteor, and F-104). He is fluent in English and Russian.
Didier Geslain archive, 'sciences' pdf file, p. 76.
- Vocation : Military : Military service (Air Force Brigadier General)
- Vocation : Travel : Astronaut